Gemplus Offers Card to Bolster Network Security
Coulton, Antoinette, American Banker
Gemplus Group has introduced a security system that could encourage the use of smart cards with personal computers and other remote access devices.
Gemsafe, which the French smart card manufacturer unveiled Monday, includes hardware and software for verifying a cardholder's identity and thereby enhancing security on the Internet, corporate intranets, and electronic mail systems.
Gemplus officials say Gemsafe can address public concerns about on-line security until smart card readers are standard computer attachments.
A customer's digital certificate, stored on the card, could improve on password-only home banking or on-line trading services. Beyond that, it becomes portable. The card can authenticate the customer from …
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Publication information: Article title: Gemplus Offers Card to Bolster Network Security. Contributors: Coulton, Antoinette - Author. Magazine title: American Banker. Volume: 163. Issue: 108 Publication date: June 10, 1998. Page number: 18. © 2009 SourceMedia, Inc. COPYRIGHT 1998 Gale Group.
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